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Memorial Day ceremonies from Lingle, Torrington and Fort Laramie. 

Suspicious male near school

TORRINGTON – In a recent district announcement, the Goshen County School District (GCSD) and the Torrington Police Department (TPD), issued a statement regarding a suspicious person at Lincoln …

Local drowning at Packers Lake

GOSHEN COUNTY – On Sunday, May 26, members of the Torrington Volunteer Fire Department (TVFD) Dive Rescue Team were called out to Packer Lake, southeast of Torrington near the Wyoming/ Nebraska …

Lingle, Torrington pools open

GOSHEN COUNTY – The Dale Jones Municipal Pool in Torrington will open for the season on June 1 at 1 p.m. for open swim.   The pool's schedule will be as follows: - Monday through …
Sports
Sophomore Anthony Arnusch secured 3A all-state and all-conference honors and the 3A Underclassman of the Year Award.

Four Blazers garner postseason awards

Four Blazers secured 3A all-state and all-conference awards from the Wyoming Coaches Association, the culmination of a successful soccer season.

Kane Correa pitches for the Tigers 'C' team at the home opener against Saratoga.
The Torrington Tigers 'C' Legion team won its home opener against Saratoga on May 24.
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Landre Greiman delivers a pitch against the WESTCO Zephyrs at the Torrington Tigers’ home opener on Tuesday, May 21.
The Torrington Legion 'A' baseball team scored a decisive win over WESTCO at its season opener on Tuesday.
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Burkart takes helm of Southeast football

Southeast High School assistant football coach and defensive coordinator Shawn Burkart was named head football coach for the Cyclones.

Southeast Cyclones' assistant football coach and defensive coordinator was named head football coach this spring.

EWC golfers compete at NJCAA nationals

Freshman Braylon Bingham, pictured at the Lancer’s home tournament in April, led the EWC pack at the NJCAA national championships in New Mexico, tying for 34th place with a cumulative score of 289.

The EWC Lancer golf team posted solid performances at the NJCAA national tournament in New Mexico.

Locals make Panhandle all-star rosters

Two Goshen County basketball players made the Panhandle Prep all-star roster, along with a coach.

Southeast tracksters snag nine all-state awards

Senior Harper Boche spins into her shot put throw on Friday at state track in Casper. Boche garnered gold in both the shot put and discus, earning all-state honors and tying the 3A class record in the shot put.

The Southeast track team captured nine all-state awards, along with plenty of hardware, at the state track and field championships.

LFL track teams garner trophies at state

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Sophomore Sullivan Wilson crosses the finish line for the 3200-meters at state track. Wilson captured gold in both the 3200-  and 1600-meters to secure all-state awards.

The Lingle-Fort Laramie boys and girls teams brought home two state trophies, along with a bag full of hardware and new PRs.

Obituaries
Richard Mac Breedlove
TORRINGTON – Long-time Torrington resident, Richard Mac Breedlove, or “Rick” as he was known to his family and friends passed away peacefully Monday, May 20, 2024. Rick was …
Thelma May Valentine
GUERNSEY – A celebration of life for Thelma May Valentine, 92, will be held 1 p.m. Friday May 31, 2024, at the VFW in Guernsey, with Pastor Jason Miller officiating. Thelma passed away …
Arthur ‘Richard’ Bingham
TORRINGTON – Memorial graveside services for Arthur ‘Richard’ Bingham, 92, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 24, 2024, at the Valley View Cemetery with Pastor Rick Carroll …
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Community

Basketball camp slated for July

TORRINGTON – The Torrington High School Blazer boys and girls basketball team will be sponsoring a “skills camp” for area youth July 23-24.   The camp is available for …

THS FBLA hosts car wash

TORRINGTON – The Torrington High School FBLA chapter will be hosting a car-wash-a-thon at Ms. Lorri’s Carwash from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on June 1 to cover travel expenses for the …

LFL FBLA hosts park events

LINGLE – The Lingle-Ft. Laramie FBLA national team are hosting a fundraising event on June 1 beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Lingle park to help offset the costs of attending national conference …

May gun winner announced

TORRINGTON – The Torrington Volunteer Fire Department held its May drawing on Friday the 24th here at the Torrington Fire Station. We apologize to the monthly sponsor’s and ticket holders …
Records

CSC announces president’s list

CHADRON – Chadron State College has announced the undergraduate students qualifying for the spring 2024 president’s list. The list consists of students with a 4.0 cumulative grade point …

May 22 correction

Correction: On page A8 of our Wednesday, May 22, issue Jordan Napier was listed as the class valedictorian in a photo caption. Mr. Napier is the class president and not the class valedictorian. We …

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Wyoming news

UW Extension publishes guide for managing vegetation on small acreages

Laramie – The University of Wyoming Extension recently released a free digital publication designed to help small-acreage landowners and others make decisions about land management. The …

Agricultural experiment station honors exceptional staff, researchers

Laramie – The Wyoming Agricultural Experiment Station (WAES) recently commended faculty, staff and students for exemplary research accomplishments at an annual awards banquet in Laramie.   …

Wyoming joins 19-state lawsuit

Cheyenne – The State of Wyoming has joined an Alabama-led 19-state coalition asking the Supreme Court to declare unconstitutional the efforts of California, Connecticut, Minnesota, New Jersey, …

Barrasso bill to fund southern border wall with unused COVID funds

For the Telegram Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) introduced legislation that would require unobligated COVID-19 funds be used to finish building the wall …

Opinion
Well ladies and gentlemen, perhaps the most wonderful time of year has once again made its way into our hearts, minds, and homes. Do we even need to say that summertime has finally arrived? …
Dear Editor, Our third-grade classes went on a field trip to Waggin Tails Animal Shelter. Kelsea Vaughan with Fay Ranches organized this trip for us. While we were there, we read to the …
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TORRINGTON – According to the Wyoming Crime Statistics, there have been 13 violent crimes reported by the Torrington Police Department since January 1, 2024. Violent crimes are defined by the …
LINGLE – Lingle-Ft. Laramie 2024 graduating senior, Marcos Bailey Martinez was the proud recipient of the Arnold Quinonez Memorial Scholarship, established under the auspice of Our Lady of …

EWC announces Fall Honor Roll

Eastern oming College named 122 students on the college’s Fall 2023 President’s Honor Roll and the Dean’s List. The President’s Honor Roll recognizes full time students (12 or more credit hours) who achieved a 4.0 grade point average. To qualify for the Dean’s Honor Roll, students must be full time and achieve a grade point average of 3.5, but less than 4.0.

Students recognized on dean’s list

CHADRON – Chadron State College has announced the undergraduate students qualifying for the spring 2024 dean’s list. Students met the requirements for the dean’s list by earning at …

Summer food service program

GOSHEN COUNTY – Goshen County School District #1 announces their participation in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children ages 18 and under without charge and …

Poker run slated for June

HAWKSPRINGS – The fourth annual Hillbilly’s poker run will be kicking off in Hawksprings at the Emporium on June 8 at 9:30 a.m. The riders will draw a poker card at each of the …

June memorial roping

TORRINGTON – The Goshen County Fairgrounds will be hosting the 4th Annual Hadly McCormick Roping on June 29 at the pavilion.   The memorial roping scholarship event will feature …

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